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A moment in my life: Anger

For the first time since arriving in Swaziland, I was angry today. Time is approached very differently here, as in much of the world. I have always approached this with patience. I may be annoyed, confused, concerned, or upset, but … Continue reading

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Reflections on life after a year as a PCV in Swaziland

I wasn’t sure that I was going to write something in honor of being in Swaziland for one year until I sat down and the words came out of my fingers. Why have a countdown when I am content and … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Lost baby chick

A few days ago I heard a chick crying in the yard. I headed outside and found a fresh baby wandering the front yard. I assumed it belonged to the group of babies that just hatched and would eventually be … Continue reading

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A moment in my life: Bragging bosisi

So many entertaining things happen in my life in Swaziland. These are the moments I will want to remember because they make me laugh, and they show insight into my daily routine. These moments are often hard to photograph and … Continue reading

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Roundup of what you need to know before joining Peace Corps Swaziland

Sanibonani G15! I have written a lot about what life is like as a PCV in Swaziland in the last year. This post is just to serve as a compilation of all my useful posts for you and your concerned … Continue reading

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Transportation in Swaziland

Transportation in Swaziland includes only a few options for PCVs: khumbis (15 passenger vans), buses (of small, large, and coach sizes), bicycles, and rides with friends. I had low expectations for the khumbis after traveling on Ghana’s version called a … Continue reading

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A week in the life of a PCV in Swaziland: Saturday

When thinking about writing about a normal day as a community health PCV in Swaziland, I just laughed. There are no normal days. I picked a week to report on where I had very little on my calendar to start … Continue reading

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A week in the life of a PCV in Swaziland: Friday

When thinking about writing about a normal day as a community health PCV in Swaziland, I just laughed. There are no normal days. I picked a week to report on where I had very little on my calendar to start … Continue reading

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A week in the life of a PCV in Swaziland: Thursday

When thinking about writing about a normal day as a community health PCV in Swaziland, I just laughed. There are no normal days. I picked a week to report on where I had very little on my calendar to start … Continue reading

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A week in the life of a PCV in Swaziland: Wednesday

When thinking about writing about a normal day as a community health PCV in Swaziland, I just laughed. There are no normal days. I picked a week to report on where I had very little on my calendar to start … Continue reading

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